Who is the course for?

  • Beginner to advanced level users can benefit from the lessons we provide.
  • People who have an interest in learning about computer and computer maintenance.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Assessment:

  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.

Certification:

  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

The Computer Operating Systems Diploma Course is a very useful qualification to possess, and will be very helpful to have especially for these careers:

  • Computer Maintenance Staff
  • IT Department Manager
  • IT Specialists
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Specialist
  • And Other Computer Operation-related jobs!

COURSE CURRICULUM

Computer Fundamentals

  • Basic Terms
  • Types of Computers
  • Anatomy of a PC
  • How a PC Works
  • CPU and Memory
  • Input Devices
  • Output Devices
  • Secondary Storage Devices
  • The Basics
  • Operating Systems and Applications
  • How is Software Built
  • Types of Software
  • Legal Issues

Computer Operating Systems Diploma

  • Introduction
  • WHAT IS AN OPERATING SYSTEM?
  • HISTORY OF OPERATING SYSTEMS
  • WHAT AN OPERATING SYSTEM DOES
  • MICROSOFT WINDOWS
  • MAC OS
  • UNIX
  • LINUX
  • GNU-1
  • OTHER OPERATING SYSTEMS
  • INSTALLING AN OPERATING SYSTEM
  • DEFINING THE PROCESSES
  • CONCLUSION

Windows 8

  • Module One – Getting Started
  • Module Two – Welcome to Windows 8
  • Module Three – Using Apps
  • Module Four – Working with the Desktop
  • Module Five – Using the Taskbar
  • Module Six – Working with the Charms Bar
  • Module Seven – Managing Your Files and Folders
  • Module Eight – Networking and Devices
  • Module Nine – Working with Settings and the Control Panel
  • Module Ten – Personalizing Windows 8
  • Module Eleven – Understanding Security and Maintenance
  • Module Twelve – Wrapping Up

Mac Operating System

  • Introduction to Mac
  • Features of Mac Desktops
  • Networking System of Mac
  • Types of Mac
  • Mac your way to cyberspace
  • Benefits of Using Mac
  • How to print & fax using Mac
  • Managing music with iTunes
  • Having fun with photos
Program taught in:
English

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Last updated June 8, 2018
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